How to Set Up Your New Apple Watch

If you’ve just gotten your apple watch congratulations! In this post, we’ll show you how to get started with setting it up.

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Open the box and remove your apple watch

Gather the following items:
-Your new Apple Watch
-The charger that came in the box
-A compatible iPhone
To set up your new Apple Watch, you’ll need to:
1. Remove your new Apple Watch from its box.
2. Locate the charger that came in the box.
3. Find a compatible iPhone.

Place your Apple Watch on its charger.

When you first get your Apple Watch, place it on its charger and let it charge for at least 2 hours. You can use it while it’s charging, but you might see a decrease in battery life.

Download the watch app on your iPhone.

1. Download the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
2. Open the app and pair your Apple Watch with your iPhone.
3. Tap “Start Pairing” on your iPhone.
4. Hold your Apple Watch close to your iPhone.
5. Wait for the animation to complete on your Apple Watch.
6. Tap “Continue” on your iPhone, then follow the instructions to set up your watchOS device.

Pair your Apple Watch with your iPhone.

To get the most out of your new Apple Watch, pair it with your iPhone.Pairing wirelessly connects your devices so you can enjoy all the features of your Apple Watch.

Before you begin, make sure that:
-Your iPhone is running iOS 8.2 or later.
-Your iPhone and Apple Watch are close to each other.
-Bluetooth is turned on both devices.
-Wi-Fi is turned on your iPhone.
-Airplane Mode is turned off on both devices.

Follow these steps to pair your devices:
1) On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app.
2)start pairing then hold your watch close to your iPhone. A message appears on your iPhone asking you to enter a four-digit passcode on your watch.
3) Enter the passcode on your watch, then tap Pair on both devices when prompted.

Choose your language and country.

Apple Watch can be set up to show information in multiple languages. To change the language that your Watch uses:
1. On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app.
2. Tap the watch tab then tap General > Language & Region.
3. Tap another language, then tap Done.
4. If you want to change the order of languages, touch and hold next to a language, then drag it to a new position.

Your Apple Watch will use the same region format as your iPhone. To change the region on your Watch:
1. On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app.
2. Tap the My Watch tab, then tap General > Language & Region.
3. Tap another region, then tap Done.

Set up Apple Pay.

Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, then go to Wallet & Apple Pay. Tap Add Credit or Debit Card, then follow the instructions on your screen to add a new card. If you’re asked to add the card that you use with your iPhone, tap Continue.
You might need to enter your card security code or billing ZIP code.

If you can’t add a card to Wallet, check these things:
-That you’re using an iPhone 6 or later with iOS 11 or later.
-That you’re signed in to iCloud with apple id
-Correct any errors in the information that you entered for your card.
-That you have a supported card from a participating issuer.

Choose your watch face.

Your watch face is the window onto your day. Apple Watch comes with a variety of faces, and you can customize many of them to suit your needs and style. To see all the faces available to you, press firmly on the display. Then swipe left or right. To customize a face, tap Customize. For some faces, you can add or remove complications—small details that provide information at a glance, like the phase of the moon or your upcoming calendar events.

Customize your watch face.

There are a number of ways to customize your watch face. To start, press and hold the face of your watch. This will bring up a menu of different options. Swipe to see all the faces available, then tap on the one you want to select.

You can also customize the complications, or the small bits of information that appear on your watch face. To do this, press and hold the face of your watch, then swipe to the right until you see the Edit button. Tap on it, then use the (+) and (-) buttons to add or remove complications.

If you want to change the look of your watch band, simply press and hold the band release button on the back of your watch. The band should pop off easily. To put a new one on, line up the size markings (S, M, L) with those on the bottom half of your watch case, then snap it into place.

Set up notifications.

If you want to be able to see your notifications from your iPhone on your Apple Watch, you need to make sure that they’re turned on in the Notifications section of the Watch app. To do this, open the Watch app on your iPhone and tap on the My Watch tab. Scroll down and tap on Notifications.

On the next screen, make sure that the Mirror my iPhone option is turned on. This will ensure that all of the notifications from your iPhone are sent to your Apple Watch.

If you only want certain types of notifications to be sent to your Apple Watch, you can customize which ones are sent by tapping on the Customize button at the bottom of the screen.

You can also choose whether or not you want haptic feedback for each type of notification. Haptic feedback is the little vibration that you feel when a notification comes in. It’s a handy way to know that you’ve got a new notification without having to look at your watch all the time.

Install apps.

The Apple Watch App Store is a little different from the regular App Store on your iPhone. You can install apps directly onto your watch, but you’ll need to do it through the iPhone app first.

To start, open the Watch app on your iPhone and browse through the available apps. When you find one you want to install, tap on it and then tap on the “Install” button. The app will download onto your watch automatically.

You can also rearrange the apps on your watch by tapping and holding on an app, then dragging it to a new location. To delete an app, tap and hold on it, then tap on the “X” button.

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